Parks & Rec Month

PMLB-logo-4pmsJuly is celebrated nationally as Park and Recreation Month and Rancho Simi is celebrating with daily activities.

Check out the full calendar and descriptions below. 




Parks and Rec Month Calendar 2024

 Monday, July 1 - Join our Mobile Rec program at Eat, Learn, Play at Rancho Simi Community Park between 11:30 am - 1:00 pm for free crafts and activities. Program  in conjunction with Simi Valley Unified School District's summer lunch program.

Tuesday, July 2 - Celebrate Park and Recreation Month with your four-legged friend at RSRPD’s Simi Dog Park from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm! Enjoy a summer evening checking out the park, meeting new friends and picking up an RSRPD Trail Guide to discover the best hiking spots intown for you and your dog. Dress your dog in their favorite summer wear to enter to win raffle prizes provided by R&R Pet Lifestyle and Supply. 

Wednesday, July 3 - Join us at Sinaloa Golf Course between 1 - 3 pm. Buy a bucket of balls for the Driving Range and get a free ice cream bar on us. Good for Sinaloa Course only.

Thursday, July 4 - Happy 4th of July! Enjoy the local fireworks show. 

Friday, July 5 - Beat the Heat at the Splash Pads. Get in some water play at the Oak Canyon Community Park Splash Pad (in Oak Park) between 10 am - 7pm or at the Rancho Tapo Community Park Splash Pad between 11 am - 7pm (closed 2-3 pm for maintenance). 

Saturday, July 6 - Hike a Trail. Pick up a Trail Guide at one of our locations during business hours or download the digital version at: cms4files.revize.com/ranchosimirec/Park & Trail Page Links Only/TG 36 Alamos Cyn Cover - WITH QR Codes 042123.pdf
There is an excessive heat warning so remember to plan your hikes in the cooler hours of the day and be prepared. 

Sunday, July 7 - Take a bike ride on the Arroyo. Learn more about the Simi path here: Arroyo Simi Path (Arroyo Simi Greenway) (rsrpd.org) and plan your ride. 

Monday, July 8 - Shoot some hoops during Open Gym Basketball at the Rancho Santa Susana Community Center. 12:30 - 3:00 pm or 5:15 - 8:00 pm. See schedule for changes or other Open Gym opportunities: OPEN GYM July 2024 (1).pdf(Review) - Adobe cloud storage

Tuesday, July 9 - Join Mobile Rec at Citrus Grove Park from 9:30 am -11:30 am for some free games, crafts and activities. 

Wednesday, July 10 - Decorate a flower pot at Mayfair Park from 9:30 am - 11:30 am. Activity designed for youth but all ages are welcome. 

Thursday, July 11 - Join Mobile Rec at Citrus Grove Park from 9:30 - 11:30 am for some free games, crafts and activities. 

Friday, July 12 - Teens are invited to check out our Fortnite Gaming Tournament at Berylwood Teen Center from 6 -9 pm. Pre-registration encouraged, limited drop-ins. Register at: https://app.amilia.com/store/en/rancho-simi-recreation--park-district/api/Activity/Detail?activityId=x9wj1K2

Saturday, July 13 - We have two great events today.
Listen to music from DSB - A Tribute to Journey at our Music in the Park at Oak Park Community Park in Oak Park. The free concert starts at 6:30 pm. Find more event information here: Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District, CA (rsrpd.org)
Fortnite fans (and friends) are invited to our Fortnite Pool Party at Rancho Simi Pool from 5-8 pm. Thematic activities, swimming, concessions and more! Drop-ins welcome, pre-registration encouraged at: https://app.amilia.com/store/en/rancho-simi-recreation--park-district/api/Activity/Detail?activityId=kLGem7p.

Sunday, July 14 - Visit the historic Train Depot from 1- 4pm. Train Depot is located at 6503 Katherine Road. Learn more about the Depot here: 

Monday, July 15 - Popsicles on the Patio and Yard Games. Have you ever visited the District Headquarters at 4201 Guardian Street? Well, now's your chance. Stop by between 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm to play a few yard games and have a popsicle. 

Tuesday, July 16 - Join Mobile Rec at Verde Park from 9:30 - 11:30 am for some free games, crafts and activities. All ages are welcome. 

Wednesday, July 17 - Be prepared by making a first aid kit at Berylwood Park with our Mobile Rec team. Additional games and activities will be available so come out and have some fun in the park. All ages welcome. Event is from 9:30 - 11:30 am at Berylwood Park. 

Thursday, July 18 - Join Mobile Rec at Verde Park from 9:30 - 11:30 am for some free games, crafts and activities. All ages are welcome. 

Friday, July 19 - Visit a park of your choice. For a list of all parks and locations visit: Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District, CA (rsrpd.org)

Saturday, July 20 - Bring family and friends to the Music in the Park event and listen to music from Fooz Fighters (a Tribute to Foo Fighters). The free event starts at 6:30 pm and is held at Rancho Simi Community Park, 1765 Royal Ave. Event details at: Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District, CA (rsrpd.org)

Sunday, July 21 - Visit Strathearn Historical Park between 1 - 4 pm. Docent led tours at 1:30 pm. Visit the webpage for more details: Strathearn Historical Park & Museum (rsrpd.org)

Monday, July 22 - Flowers in the Foyer is now "Arts (and Crafts) in the Atrium". Come join us for some open art time at the District's Activity Center at 4201 Guardian Street. Staff will provide all the materials needed for this youth-centered, self-exploration of the arts. Youth can make and create pieces of art using various art materials. Staff will be present to help guide exploration. 

Tuesday, July 23 - Join Mobile Rec at Arroyo Park from 9:30 - 11:30 am for some free games, crafts and activities. All ages are welcome. Follow Mobile Rec schedule here: Mobile Rec (rsrpd.org)

Wednesday, July 24 - Make your own bird feeder with Mobile Rec staff in Oak Park. From 9:30 am - 11:30 am at Indian Springs Park. Program is free. Youth-centered, all ages welcome. 

Thursday, July 25 - Join Mobile Rec at Arroyo Park from 9:30 - 11:30 am for some free games, crafts and activities. All ages are welcome. Follow Mobile Rec schedule here: Mobile Rec (rsrpd.org)

Friday, July 26 - Scoops and Hoops. Join us at Rancho Madera Community Park from 10 am - 11 am. Shoot some hoops with our staff on the basketball courts and then enjoy an ice cream for participating. 

Saturday, July 27 - Dive-In Movie at the Rancho Pool. Gates open at 6 pm, movie at dusk. Swim and watch the movie or bring a lawn chair to sit on the grass. $5/per person. Information at: Dive-In Movies & Special Events (rsrpd.org).

Sunday, July 28 - Bring your own gear and play Disc Golf at one of our parks. Courses are open 7 am - dusk daily. Play at Sequoia Park or Sycamore Park in Simi Valley or Chaparral Hill in Oak Park. View course layouts and rules here: RSRPD Disc Golf Courses

Monday, July 29 - Story Walk. Take a walk-through Citrus Grove and read a story or two. Two stories will be posted along the walking path from 10 am - 2 pm. 

Tuesday, July 30 - Join Mobile Rec at Sequoia Park from 9:30 - 11:30 am for some free games, crafts and activities. All ages are welcome. Follow Mobile Rec schedule here: Mobile Rec (rsrpd.org)

Wednesday, July 31 - Mobile Rec is bringing Olympic Fun and Games to Atherwood Park. Join the free program from 9:30 am - 11:30 am. All ages welcome. Mobile Rec (rsrpd.org)